Category Archives: Pigs

Kicking up a Storm

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While I can always find plenty to do during snowy days, pigs are prone to boredom. Continue reading

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Let Sleeping Pigs Lie.

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Learning to live with the four seasons is an integral part of homesteading and it takes a few years to know the dance and nuances of each season. Spring, summer, and fall are the busy months, while winter allows a … Continue reading

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It’s Cold Out There!

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I’ve been expecting him. He’s been knocking at the door for a few weeks now, watching for someone to forget the latch. Well someone left the gate open and he came bowling in! Continue reading

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Apples Galore!

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Making and canning apple sauce. Continue reading

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Singing Pigs

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At first glance it may appear that the farm is in full winter hibernation. The gardens are dormant, the honey bees are silent and the chickens spend their days hiding in the barn. The only outward sign of life, are … Continue reading

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A Pig in the House!

Probably the most risky time in a pig’s life is during the first three days after being born. During those first precarious days, the piglet is a very different animal from the tough and hardy pig that it will soon … Continue reading

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Bring in the Heavy Machines!

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Well, the gardening year is coming to an end. Despite the dry season it’s been a very productive year in the garden, with ample quantities of produce. The tomatoes are canned, jams have been made and the freezers are full, … Continue reading

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Summer Living is Easy

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Well, the piglets that were born earlier in the year are growing well and are enjoying the long, lazy days of summer. They sleep in the woods during the heat of the day, ¬†and then munch their way through the … Continue reading

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To Market, To Market….

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We now have all the necessary permits for us to take our pork products to Farmer’s Markets and you will find us at: Annapolis Royal Farmer’s & Trader’s Market on Saturday mornings, (at the front next to the music stage) … Continue reading

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More Baby Pigs

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Our second sow has just given birth to thirteen healthy piglets, so the barn is starting to look quite full again! These pictures were taken immediately after they were all born. You can see that their ears are still inside … Continue reading

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